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Ready for Spring!

March is almost here!  I’m so ready for it!  Not just because it’s my birthday month, but because we finally will start seeing a few signs of Spring.  253 more words

Work Life Balance

We owe it to us

Why is it that so often we do the things that make us unhappy? Why do we turn to the wrong things or the wrong people? 203 more words


YA Diversity Book Club Author Q & A: My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

Our February #YADiversityBookClub pick:

My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

Sixteen-year-old physics nerd Aysel is obsessed with plotting her own death. With a mother who can barely look at her without wincing, classmates who whisper behind her back, and a father whose violent crime rocked her small town, Aysel is ready to turn her potential energy into nothingness. 1,152 more words


Ohio Steps Up Fight Against Heroin Deaths

Ohio lawmakers are looking to expand access to a drug that helps revive heroin overdose victims, as the state attorney general attempts to reduce its cost. 209 more words

The GOP Is Finding That It's Harder Than It Looks

I remember as a kid I used to watch my dad drive and think, that doesn’t look so hard.  After all, I was pretty good at driving the bumper cars at the amusement park, and how much different could this be?   686 more words

charileclaywell reblogged this on 8th Congressional District Ohio and commented:

In this post from rational politics, the author nails the issue with the current Republican leadership in this one sentence: "Leadership by definition must be proactive not reactive. " At some point, Republican leaders are going to have to move beyond the Party of No mentality and come up with some creative, pragmatic ideas that move the country forward -- and be the Party that can govern, like they assured the public they were after the mid-term elections.

Wednesday Blog #6

I know it’s Thursday, almost Friday… but who is gonna tell me I can’t do my Wednesday blog now eh? WHO?! I DARE YOU TO STOP ME! 452 more words


Let's talk about Mental Health

Recently, I was inspired by the Youtuber and blogger “JacksGap” to talk about mental health. Mental health is usually a topic that goes overlooked and isn’t spoken about much. 214 more words